Carolina
Hurricanes
Stadium PNC Arena
38-25-5 Overall | 8-12-1 METROPOLITAN 4th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Hurricanes222193 22.33%
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  3/5
@
Flyers
L1-4
Sat  3/7
@
Islanders
W / OT3-2
Sun  3/8
@
Penguins
W6-2
Tue  3/10
@
Red Wings
W5-2
Thu  3/12
@
Devils
POSTPONED
Sat  3/14
vs
Penguins
POSTPONED
Sun  3/15
@
Sabres
POSTPONED
Tue  3/17
vs
Sabres
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
vs
Blues
POSTPONED
Sat  3/21
vs
Senators
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their championship odds are 60/1, 1.6% (#18 best). They win the championship in 1.8% of simulations which makes them a good betting value. They are also a good bet to win the East at 30/1, 3.2%. Their sim chance is 3.5%. They are projected to finish with 97 points and go over their pre-season futures line of 95.5. Their playoff chances stand at 74.9% (0.3% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 37-30. At 37-25-5 they are in line with these expectations. Money line backers would be down 126 units. They are 31-36 against the puck line for a -24 loss. Their under-over record is 35-32. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Detroit Red Wings. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be better. Their average goal differential is +0.31 which ranks #8 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #11. They are the #7 ranked team in goal differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #9 ranked team among home teams. They are trending down. Their average goal differential in their past 6 games is -0.5 (#22 over this stretch).

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Petr Mrazek who is projected to be the #4 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
20 Aho, Sebastian C6-017607/26/1997No College
18 Dzingel, Ryan LW6-019003/09/1992No College
6 Edmundson, Joel D6-421506/28/1993No College
4 Fleury, Haydn D6-320807/08/1996No College
13 Foegele, Warren LW6-219804/01/1996No College
51 Gardiner, Jake D6-220307/04/1990No College
48 Martinook, Jordan C6-019607/25/1992No College
23 McGinn, Brock RW6-018702/02/1994No College
34 Mrazek, Petr G6-119002/14/1992No College
88 Necas, Martin RW6-117801/15/19991No College
21 Niederreiter, Nino LW6-221809/08/1992No College
47 Reimer, James G6-222003/15/1988No College
76 Skjei, Brady D6-321003/26/1994No College
74 Slavin, Jaccob D6-320705/01/1994No College
11 Staal, Jordan C6-422009/10/1988No College
37 Svechnikov, Andrei LW6-219503/26/2000No College
86 Teravainen, Teuvo RW5-1119109/11/1994No College
16 Trocheck, Vincent C5-1018307/11/1993No College
14 Williams, Justin RW6-118410/04/1981No College
57 van Riemsdyk, Trevor D6-219207/24/1991No College